Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

Wieland Speck will contribute to Berlinale as Consultant of the Official Programme

BERLIN, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wieland Speck, until now head of the Berlinale’s Panorama section, will in the future be contributing his extensive range of expertise on film to the Berlinale as Consultant of the Official Programme. Starting in 1982, Wieland Speck … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer: New center for microelectronic and optical systems for biomedical applications will be created in Thuringia

MUNICH, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new project center for multidisciplinary work in the sector of microelectronic and optical systems for biomedical applications is being created in the German state of Thuringia. Three Fraunhofer Institutes, which cover the disciplines of biosciences, … Read the full press release

UFA Film Nights expected to attract thousands of film friends to Museum Island in Berlin’s historic center

Early masterpieces of cinematic history and a contemporary UFA movie attract cinephiles to Museum Island Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe: Preserving the silent film heritage is important common cause UFA co-CEOs Wolf Bauer and Nico Hofmann: UFA Film Nights highlight innovative … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies expands its CoolMOS™ P7 superjunction power MOSFET family with a SOT-223 package

MUNICH, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is expanding its recently launched CoolMOS™ P7 superjunction power MOSFET family with a SOT-223 package. The device has been developed as a one-to-one drop-in replacement for DPAK. … Read the full press release

Invacare introduce their first touch screen remote

BASEL, Switzerland, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global brand leader Invacare brings next generation technology to powerchairs, following extensive trials and consumer-led insights. Touch screen technology is used daily on devices such as smartphones and tablets and thanks to Invacare, this … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse: the free float of STADA Arzneimittel AG changed by more than 10 percentage points

Free float adjustment for STADA Arzneimittel AG/ Changes to be effective as of 24 August 2017 FRANKFURT, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Monday, Deutsche Börse announced an unscheduled change to the MDAX Index. Due to the acquisition of STADA Arzneimittel … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann Stiftung: 16th Salzburg Trilogue to discuss how to actively shape globalization

Leading figures from politics, business and culture came together at the 16th Salzburg Trilogue to discuss how to actively shape globalization. A debate on sustainable and fair globalization was essential for the future. The participants agreed that active support for … Read the full press release

Invacare International take powerchairs to a new level

CARDIFF, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global brand leader Invacare is once again raising the bar in the powerchair market, following on from the successful launch of the LiNX control system last year. Invacare has taken the smart technology a step … Read the full press release

Berwin Leighton Paisner Germany advised Hines on the acquisition of the Mira Shopping Centre in Munich

MUNICH, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BLP Germany has advised Hines as asset manager for an institutional investor on the acquisition of the Mira Shopping Centre in Munich. Built in 2008, the Mira Shopping Centre covers roughly 24,000sq m and hosts around … Read the full press release

MVV Energie CEO Dr. Georg Müller: sustainability-driven growth of our group of companies

MANNHEIM, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Operating earnings rise 2 percent to Euro 250 million in first nine months of current 2017 financial year – MVV’s CEO Dr. Georg Müller: “In all our activities we never lose sight of one goal … Read the full press release

Continental to showcase European standard EN 45545 complete suspension system at rail vehicle trade fair Expo Ferroviaria in Milan

Suspension system fulfills the requirements of European fire protection standard EN 45545 Replacement business: strong collaboration with Italian partner F.lli Bigaran Solutions for the railway transportation of the future HANOVER, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the Italian rail vehicle industry, special … Read the full press release

VoicR: Continental creates new software to enhance communication especially for drivers and fleets

CB Radio 2.0: VoicR app enhances networking, enables better information and safer driving through digitalizing citizen band’s radio technology Smart solution for different devices meets the demands of drivers, OEMs and fleet operators and impresses with intuitive handling New digital … Read the full press release

Continental and Kordsa to work on new adhesion system standard for bonding textile reinforcing materials to rubber based compounds

Promising eco-friendly resorcinol- and formaldehyde-free adhesion technology Continental plans application across all segments of its own tire production Kordsa and Continental collaboration is a pioneering model of the tire industry Free licensing concept for tire and supplier industries envisioned HANOVER, … Read the full press release

ContiTech conveyor belt material used to seal concrete seams in canal locks

HANOVER, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From canals to navigable rivers, waterways have been used for transportation since the Middle Stone Age (approx. 9,600 B.C.). In northern Europe, major river systems were indeed the main means of transport for many centuries, … Read the full press release

Continental: Water drainage at reduced tread depth test

Tires disperse much less water as tread depth decreases With less than three millimeters of tread left, tires need replacing In aquaplaning: foot off the gas, keep the steering wheel steady, if possible don’t brake HANOVER, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

ContiRoadAttack 3 achieves its second test victory

Six sports touring tires in PS 9/2017 Best results in accuracy, stability, grip and feedback Second test victory for the “new one from Korbach” Hanover/Korbach, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new ContiRoadAttack 3 has achieved its second test victory in … Read the full press release

STFC-developed first fully functional X-ray light detector to be installed at the world’s largest X-ray laser

SWINDON, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s fastest detectors, capable of capturing images in billionths of a second, has been developed by the UK for use at the world’s largest X-ray laser, the European XFEL. The Large Pixel Detector … Read the full press release

Evonik announces price increase for its aliphatic diisocyanates and derivatives, VESTANAT® and VESTAGON®

ESSEN, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik raises the prices for its aliphatic diisocyanates and derivatives, offered under the brand names VESTANAT® and VESTAGON® up to 10% on a global basis with immediate effect. All existing contracts will be honored.  After many … Read the full press release

Covestro and UN Environment announce regional finalists for the inaugural Young Champions of the Earth prize

Public invited to rate finalists’ ideas to save the environment LEVERKUSEN, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The United Nations Environment Programme has announced a shortlist of regional finalists for the inaugural Young Champions of the Earth prize, a global competition sponsored … Read the full press release

Agro Innovation Lab GmbH nominated ten start-ups for this year’s acceleration programme

MUNICH, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Agro Innovation Lab GmbH (AIL), a joint innovation platform spearheaded by BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG, has nominated ten start-ups for this year’s acceleration programme. The best start-ups out of a total of 265 entries … Read the full press release

Ferdinand Möhring takes over as Managing Director of MSC Gate Bremerhaven Container Terminal

BREMERHAVEN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following Jörg Colberg’s move to the Management Board of Gesamthafenbetriebsverein Bremen/Bremerhaven, Ferdinand Möhring has taken over as Managing Director of MSC Gate Bremerhaven Container Terminal with effect from 1 August 2017. Ferdinand Möhring spent 11 years … Read the full press release

Destatis: settlement with statutory health insurance institutions accounted for 70.4% of the receipts of medical practices in 2015

WIESBADEN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2015, settlement with statutory health insurance institutions accounted for the largest part of the receipts of medical practices (70.4%). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that 26.3% of the receipts came from settlement with … Read the full press release

Destatis: Mindestlohn verringert Spannweite der Tarifverdienste in einzelnen Branchen

WIESBADEN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Abstand zwischen den höchsten und den niedrigsten Verdienstgruppen in Tarifverträgen ist zwischen Dezember 2014 – also kurz vor Einführung des gesetzlichen Mindestlohns – und Juni 2017 gesamtwirtschaftlich um 0,2 % gesunken. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) … Read the full press release

Atypical employment in 2016 in Germany at 20.7% – Destatis

WIESBADEN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — One in five people in employment aged 15 to 64 years (20.7%) were in atypical employment in 2016. Based on results of the microcensus, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the proportion of people in … Read the full press release

Destatis: 19,5 Millionen Patienten im Jahr 2016 stationär im Krankenhaus behandelt

WIESBADEN, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Im Jahr 2016 wurden 19,5 Millionen Patientinnen und Patienten stationär im Krankenhaus behandelt. Das waren 277 400 Behandlungsfälle oder 1,4 % mehr als im Jahr zuvor. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) nach vorläufigen Ergebnissen weiter mitteilt, dauerte der … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz/SXSW: Concert of the German hip-hop band “Beginner” at the me Convention

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From 15 to 17 September 2017, the me Convention – initiated and organized by Mercedes-Benz and SXSW – will bring together leading thinkers from the economy, design, technology and creative industries during the IAA in Frankfurt. … Read the full press release

Bayer to commercialize Bayfolan™ Cobre and Bayfolan™ Aktivator for foliar uses in various crops worldwide

Proven amino acids enhance integrated crop management / Biostimulants Bayfolan™ Cobre and Bayfolan™ Aktivator for foliar uses / Products stimulate plant growth and improve resistance to stresses MONHEIM, 14-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer and SICIT 2000 S.p.A., Arzignano (Vicenza), Italy, the … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus brings locally produced gas bus to market in Central Asia

MUNICH, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting the first low-floor city bus with CNG drive for Central Asia. Launch of the first MAN low-floor gas bus, produced … Read the full press release

Racing driver Mattias Ekström takes new MAN TGX D38 for the race logistics of his RX team

MUNICH, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The reigning World Rallycross Champion and DTM driver Matti-as Ekström is relying on a new MAN TGX D38 for the race logis-tics of his RX team, EKS. Ekström personally picked up the fully-equipped 18.580 at … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg: uni’wissen research magazine’s latest edition focuses on sustainability

FREIBURG, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As well as outstanding research projects and special teaching projects, the uni’wissen research magazine is also focusing for the first time on a specific subject area: the magazine is reporting on concepts that deal with issues … Read the full press release